History HiJinks Book Club: Champlain's Dream

Wednesday, September 9, 2015

7:00 PM-8:15 PM

Cost: Free and Open to the Public

Providence Public Library
150 Empire Street
Providence, RI 02903

Trustee's Room (3rd Floor)

Wed, 2015-09-09 19:00 - 20:15

The HiJinks Book Selection for September and October

Champlain's Dream

by David Hackett Fischer

Winner of the Pritzker Literature Award for Lifetime Achievement in Military Writing
In this sweeping, enthralling biography, acclaimed historian David Hackett Fischer brings to life the remarkable Samuel de Champlain—soldier, spy, master mariner, explorer, cartographer, artist, and Father of New France.

This superb biography, the first in decades, is as dramatic and exciting as the life it portrays. Deeply researched, it is illustrated throughout with many contemporary images and maps, including several drawn by Champlain himself.

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